Go vs. CoffeeScript vs. Groovy

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Description

What is Go?

Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.

What is CoffeeScript?

CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath that awkward Java-esque patina, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

What is Groovy?

Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

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Why do developers choose Go?
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    Why do developers choose Groovy?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Go?
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    What are the cons of using Groovy?
    No Cons submitted yet for Groovy

    Pricing

    How much does Go cost?
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    How much does Groovy cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Go?
    703 companies on StackShare use Go
    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    349 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
    What companies use Groovy?
    70 companies on StackShare use Groovy

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Go?
    50 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
    What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript
    What tools integrate with Groovy?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy

    What are some alternatives to Go, CoffeeScript, and Groovy?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
    • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
    • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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